Apex court asks govt to reconsider decision on German in KVs


The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to consider not replacing German language with Sanskrit... »

Oxford University Press targets India’s English-learning aspirants

Growing need: A survey by EF Education First showed that India ranked 14th out of 54 countries in the English proficiency index

Preeti Mehra

Being the largest and the second oldest in the world does not make Oxford University Press (O... »

Narsee Monjee to open school at GIFT City

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The Narsee Monjee Educational Trust of Mumbai today announced to foray into Gujarat by setting u... »

Sanskrit to be third language in Classes 6-8 in KV: Centre to SC


The Centre today submitted before the Supreme Court that Sanskrit will be the third language in... »

Karnataka for Kannada Chair in JNU

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Karnataka has urged Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi to institute Kannada Chair (Kan... »

Bharat Asmita award for IIMB’s Trilochan Sastry

Trilochan Sastry

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Trilochan Sastry, Professor in Quantitative Methods and Information Systems, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), has been awarded the ‘Bharat Asmita’, an honor instituted by the Pune-... »

Cost, digital capabilities remain top concerns for university-bound students: Survey

K V Kurmanath

All other things remaining constant, majority of the Indian students are preferring to join colleges that have digital strengths. In a five-country survey conducted by IT firm Accenture,... »

Thapar University, Trinity sign institutional collaboration agreement


Punjab-based Thapar University today signed an agreement with Trinity College Dublin as part of its efforts to impart global standard education at its campus here. The partnership between... »

Hopeful of solution on German as third language: Michael Steiner

Navadha Pandey 

The demand for German language has increased considerably in India, said German Ambassador Michael Steiner, adding that he is confident that the two countries will find a practical solution soon on... »

IIT-M becomes first full member of CMS

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Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has become the first IIT to be made a full member of the CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) collaboration of CERN (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire), t... »

XLRI celebrates Ensemble 2014

Abhishek Law

XLRI - Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, recently celebrated its annual management summit, 'Ensemble 2014'. The theme of this year’s Ensemble was 'Reinventing leadership, redefining strateg... »

‘Modi Govt’s Make in India has right intent, wrong strategy’

Richard D Aveni at the All Ladies League seminar on 'Strategic Supremacy' in Hyderabad. PV SIVAKUMAR

M Somasekhar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s strategy to use the ‘Make in India’ campaign to turn the country into a global manufacturing hub is bang on, but it can be achieved through future technologies and n... »

IIT Kharagpur initiates organisational revamp as it eyes top league


In order to revitalise the organisational structure and devolve authority, top engineering institute IIT Kharagpur has started a major organisational revamp to be in league with its global peers. »

Boston Consulting Group hires 16 interns from IIM-A

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The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has made the highest number of 16 internship offers at IIM-Ahmedabad this year. Accenture Strategy, Bharti Airtel, and McKinsey & Co., were among th... »

GTU, Glass Academy jointly launch skill institute

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The Gujarat Technological University (GTU) on Monday launched Glass Academy Skill Institute in association with the Glass Academy. The initiative is aimed at training and certifying the students,... »

IIM Calcutta places 450-strong batch in under three days

Merkel raises German language issue with Modi at Brisbane

‘Private sector plays significant role in higher education’

IBA ties up with UN body to take financial education to schools

IIM-B meet on HR practices

Translation row: UPSC puts up reference details online

I expect all central universities to implement credit transfer scheme next year: Smriti Irani

Central varsities to implement `credit transfer scheme’ from next year: Smriti Irani

Mumbai University to start depository for online degree, marksheets


University of Mumbai today announced its plans to start a National Academic Depository (NAD) to maintain database of academic qualifications. “We are the first university in India to take... »

IIIT to hold workshop to sensitise Principals on human values

K V Kurmanath

The International Institute of Information Technology (Hyderabad), the first IIIT to be set up in the country, will teach Principals and other stakeholders in collegiate education the importance o... »

German envoy’s strong pitch against govt decision raises eyebrows


German Ambassador Michael Steiner’s lobbying against government decision to scrap German as third language in about 500 Kendriya Vidyalayas is being frowned upon by the government which sees it as... »

Shivakumar to deliver JRD Tata oration at XLRI

D Shivakumar


The Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo India, D Shivakumar will deliver the JRD Tata oration on Business Ethics at XLRI— Xavier School of Management on November 29 here.The session will be attende... »

Drive for schooling of migrant workers’ kids

Ground reality: A file photo of government officials visiting children at a labour camp in Thiruvananthapuram.

Press Trust of India

In view of the increasing inflow of migrant workers from other states into Kerala, the State Education Department is planning to open more study centres exclusively for their children under... »

Kloudpad Mobility to offer 3G tab to Kerala students at discount

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As part of its CSR programme, UK-based Kloudpad Mobility Research will offer its 3G tablet with preloaded CBSE/State syllabus study content to students in Kerala at a discounted price. To... »

IIM-B’s EPGP students bag global marketing competition at Madrid

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A three-member team of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore’s (IIM-B) EPGP students have won the 19th edition of the Global Marketing Competition, held by the ESIC Business and Marketing School... »

IIM-A redesigns courses, hikes fees by 11.5%

 IIM-A main campus entrance.

Our Bureau

In order to induct more management students from overaseas, the Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Tuesday, announced the supernumerary seats for foreign nationals, who wish... »

The early-mover advantage for start-ups in education

Subramanian, CEO & MD, TRS Forms & Services

Jessu John

In the education sector, there’s vast potential for lean businesses that want to address gaps in existing school systems. There’s also enough room for robust product ventures. TRS Forms... »

Reliance Life ties up with NGO to set up school libraries

K.R. Srivats

Reliance Life Insurance Company (RLIC) has tied up with ‘Room to Read’ to set up libraries across schools in India. ‘Room to Read’ is a global non-profit organisation committed to promot... »

Cambridge holds top spot in UK university ranking

Canara Bank contest for students

Kendriya Vidyalaya to discontinue German for Sanskrit

Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer to support Harvard initiative

Higher CAT 2014 registrations cheer B-Schools

IIM-B to host meet on HR practices in hi-tech industry

TNAU offers external doctoral programme in agriculture


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